U.S. Senate Report Says Tennessee Economy Will Suffer From End Of Federal Unemployment Benefits

Critics Question A New Report From The U.S. Senate Joint Economic Committee That Says Tennessee Will Miss Out On $486 Million Going Into Its Local Economy When Gov. Bill Lee Ends The State’s Participation In The Federal Unemployment Pandemic Relief Program.

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AFC-TN To Hold Rally For Supreme Court Lawsuit Hearing On Education Savings Account Program

American Federation for Children-Tennessee (AFC-TN), coalition partners, lawmakers, and families will rally in support of the Education Savings Account program ahead of a crucial final hearing before the Tennessee Supreme Court that will determine the program’s future. The group will then attend…

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Governor Lee Signs Off On Unemployment, Certificate-Of-Need Reform

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Has Signed Bills To Lower The Number Of Weeks Residents Can Accept Unemployment Benefits And To Reform Hospital Certificates Of Need.

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DHS Commissioner Navigates Funding to Tennessee’s Most Vulnerable Residents

The New Commissioner For The TN Department Of Human Services, Commissioner Clarence Carter Is In The Process Of Working With Governor Lee And State Legislators To Finalize The Spending Plan For over $700 Million In Temporary Assistance For Needy Families Funds That Have Yet To Be Used.

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Nashvillians Continue To Push For Taxpayer Protection Act Amidst Lawsuit

Metro Nashville Has Issued A Lawsuit Against Davidson Election Commission In Response To Putting The Anti-tax Referendum Before Voters On July 27. The Court Has Called The Initiative To Roll Back A Raise In Property Taxes Unconstitutional. Another Lawsuit Was Filed Against The Commission By The Nashville Business Coalition.

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Tennessee’s Participation In Federal Unemployment Programs Will End In July

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Announced Tuesday The State Will Stop Participating In Added Federal Unemployment Benefits In An Effort To Encourage Tennesseans On Unemployment To Start Working Again.

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TN General Assembly Passes Measure To Expand Access To Quality, Affordable Healthcare

Before Leaving Nashville Last Week, Tennessee Lawmakers Passed Certificate-Of-Need (CON) Reform, Which Would Reduce The Requirements And Costs Associated With Opening, Reopening Or Expanding A Hospital.

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Right-To-Work Constitutional Amendment Goes To Tennessee Voters

The Tennessee House Voted Thursday To Add A Right-To-Work Amendment To The State Constitution, Giving Voters The Chance To Decide Its Fate.

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Grassroots Organization Calls For Elimination of Stadium Funding in Lee’s Budget Amendment

Following Reports That Governor Bill Lee’s Budget Amendment Includes A $13.5 Million Dollar Grant For A Minor League Stadium Americans For Prosperity-Tennessee (AFP-TN) Urged Legislators To Eliminate Politically-Driven Handouts.

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Rural Tennessee Students Left With Few Educational Options

Rural Tennessee Students Have Fewer Educational Opportunities Available To Them Than Urban Students. Only A Handful Of Tennessee’s Rural Counties Have Private Schools, And None Have Any Charter Schools In Operation.

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